History[ edit ] TextMate 1. Even so, some developers found this early and incomplete version of TextMate a welcome change to a market that was considered stagnated by the decade-long dominance of BBEdit. In the series of TextMate 1. On 6 January , Odgaard released TextMate 1. In June , TextMate 2 was announced as being about 90 percent complete, but with an undisclosed final-feature list. In September , a final version was released.
This manual covers TextMate 1. It is possible to specify particular elements using scope selectors in the same way that you can use CSS selectors to select HTML elements.